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Pedestrian and Bike Traffic Diverted as Boston’s Backyard Gets Some TLC. | February 17, 2017

The Esplanade Association, is pleased to announce that an anonymous donation came in for tree care on the Charles River Esplanade Park.

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Bee-Mine: Sponsor-A-Pollinator | February 10, 2017

Looking for a special valentine’s day gift for that special someone? Just want to help the environment? Well EA’s Bee-Mine: Sponsor-A-Pollinator is here for you!

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A Visit to Skylight Studios by Wendy Pearl | February 8, 2017

Walking into Skylight Studios in Woburn is like stepping back in time. Plaster casts of classical sculpture, clay models, working sketches, and new work fill the old warehouse-turned-studio where Robert Shure and his staff make art.

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Enjoy Winter on the Esplanade | January 17, 2017

No matter the season, there are always plenty of ways to enjoy the Esplanade! During the winter, the park is full of wonderful reasons to bundle up and head outside.

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Don’t Feed the Reed | January 12, 2017

By Esplanade Association

If you have walked through the Esplanade recently, you may have noticed patches of densely growing reeds hugging the waterline. While they may be nice to look at, these reeds are actually the invasive species Phragmites australis, and they pose a serious threat to the Esplanade and the Charles River.

EA Names Alexi Conine as New Board Chair

EA Names Alexi Conine as New Board Chair | Jan 5, 2017

By Esplanade Association

The Esplanade Association Board of Directors is proud to announce that Alexi Conine has been elected to serve as Board Chair, beginning in 2017. Alexi has served as a member of the Esplanade Association’s board for the past year and has been deeply involved with helping to move the organization forward through her service on the Executive Committee and Project Planning Committee of the organization.

2016 Volunteer Spotlight - Boston Cares

2016 Volunteer Spotlight – Boston Cares | Dec 16, 2016

By Esplanade Association

Esplanade Association would like to recognize Boston Cares as our volunteers of the year for their continued commitment to improving the park in 2016. We are pleased to have Boston Cares Volunteer Leader, Anthony Rufo accept this honor on behalf of the group and share his experience with us.

Planning for Spring Blooms | Nov 20, 2016

By Esplanade Association

As the leaves begin to fall and winter slowly presses in upon us, it is important to think towards warmer times and the return of spring. Over the last few weeks, the EA horticulture staff along with the help of several volunteer groups have been digging, fertilizing, and planting roughly 42,000 flower bulbs throughout the Charles River Esplanade.

Regatta Ready | Oct 14, 2016

By Esplanade Association

On Wednesday, October 5, the Esplanade Association hosted 35 volunteers from Pierce Atwood for a corporate volunteer day. The spent the day working in the upper park area near the Esplanade outdoor exercise course. This worksite is one of the most popular gathering places for viewing the upcoming Head of the Charles Regatta. Unfortunately, it is also one of the areas in the park most plagued by invasive species, especially False Indigo bush.

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5 Tips For Photographing Fall Foliage | Oct 4, 2016

By Esplanade Association

The Charles River Esplanade, with over 1,700 trees, is the perfect location to capture the leaves changing colors. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or a complete beginner, Popular Photography has provided some easy tips to help you take better fall foliage photos.